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There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Montreal by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  2h 45m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal Toronto

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Fly from Toronto  •  3h 11m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Montreal (YUL) YYZ - YUL

Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Montréal VIA Rail

Bus via Ottawa  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON - St. Laurent Shopping Centre, entrance 3 Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa to Montréal Montréal - Ottawa

Drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Montreal 543.3 km

Toronto to Montreal by train

40 Weekly Trains
5h 11m Average Duration
$100 Cheapest Price
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Toronto → Montreal
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Montreal is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Montreal is to fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 2h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto Union Station station and arriving at Montreal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto Union Station station and arriving at Montréal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Toronto and Montreal is 503 km. The road distance is 543.3 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Montreal without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Toronto to Montreal, including transfers.

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Toronto to Montreal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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Toronto to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Montreal is to fly which takes 2h 45m and costs $120 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 5h 11m, you could also bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 6h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Montreal.
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  • Distance: 503.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Montreal, QC, Canada?

Air Canada and Porter Airlines fly from Toronto to Montreal every 4 hours. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Montréal every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $260 and the journey takes 5h 11m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Toronto to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Montréal
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$70 - $95
Business
$140 - $180
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
megabus.ca
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON - St. Laurent Shopping Centre, entrance 3
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$50 - $75

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Toronto to Montreal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Montreal station.

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Toronto to Montreal train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Montréal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Montreal is 543 km. It takes approximately 6h 13m to drive from Toronto to Montreal.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 380+ hotels available in Montreal. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to car ferry which takes 2 min and costs $0 - $14.

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